NVQ Level 3
Course Duration: 2 Months
Job outlook, objectives of the course and career paths available following completion of the course
Bartenders prepare drinks and serve them directly to customers or through waiters who place drink orders ensuring that customers receive prompt service. Bartenders must know a wide range of drink recipes and be able to mix drinks correctly and quickly. When measuring and pouring beverages they must avoid spillage or over pouring.
Some establishments, especially busy establishments with many customers, use equipment that automatically measures and pours drinks at the push of a button. Bartenders who use this equipment, however, still must become familiar with the ingredients for special drink requests and be able to work quickly to handle numerous drink orders.
Bartenders in some establishments also use carbonated beverage dispensers, cocktail shakers, commercial strainers, trigger sprayers, and ice shaver machines.
In addition to mixing and serving drinks, bartenders stock and prepare garnishes for drinks and maintain an adequate supply of ice, glasses, and other bar supplies. They also wash glassware and utensils and serve food to customers who eat at the bar. Bartenders are usually responsible for ordering and maintaining an inventory of liquor, mixers, and other bar supplies.
Modules To Be Covered
1. Maintain personal grooming & hygiene and workplace hygiene & safety
This module covers the competencies required to serve food and beverages to customers in a safe and hygiene environment while maintaining personal grooming and hygiene
2. Introduction and orientation to hospitality industry and bar tender
After completion of this module the trainee will be able to get an overview of the hospitality industry and demonstrate understanding of duties and responsibilities, accountability and quality of profession while ensuring the stability of his/her career path
3. Open, arrange and close the bar
This module covers the competencies required to open, check and arrange the bar ensuring safety of material and maintaining hygienic standards
4. Prepare and Serve beverages & snacks and settle bill
This module covers the competencies required to take orders, prepare and serve food & beverages efficiently to client’s satisfaction according to standard operating procedure while ensuring hygienic condition
5. Career skill - 1
This module provides basic communicative skills in English and effective elementary reading and writing skills and basic knowledge of grammar to facilitate this. It also introduces cognitive skills with regard to effective work and the ability to work efficiently alone and in a team.
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